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2004 Florida Statutes

Section 106.34, Florida Statutes 2004

106.34  Expenditure limits.--

(1)  Any candidate for Governor and Lieutenant Governor or Cabinet officer who requests contributions from the 1Election Campaign Financing Trust Fund shall limit his or her total expenditures as follows:

(a)  Governor and Lieutenant Governor: $5 million.

(b)  Cabinet officer: $2 million.

(2)  The expenditure limit for any candidate with primary election opposition only shall be 60 percent of the limit provided in subsection (1).

(3)  The expenditure limit shall be adjusted by the Secretary of State quadrennially to reflect the rate of inflation or deflation as indicated in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, U.S. City Average, All Items, 1967=100, or successor reports as reported by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(4)  For the purposes of this section, the term "expenditure" does not include the payment of compensation for legal and accounting services rendered on behalf of a candidate.

History.--s. 1, ch. 86-276; s. 41, ch. 90-315; s. 21, ch. 91-107; s. 654, ch. 95-147.

1Note.--The trust fund expired, effective November 4, 1996, by operation of s. 19(f), Art. III of the State Constitution.